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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Mary Margaret Farabee Oral History Interviews, 2012



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Farabee, Mary Margaret, 1939-
Title: Farabee, Mary Margaret, Oral History Interviews
Dates: 2012
Abstract: Oral history interviews and transcripts comprise the Mary Margaret Farabee Oral History Papers, 2012, documenting Farabees life, career, and philanthropic endeavors.
Accession No.: 2012-271
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Philanthropist Mary Margaret Farabee (b.1939) received her B. A. in Plan II and M. A. in American Studies from the University of Texas. An active member of numerous causes concerning art, culture, and healthcare, Farabee is known for her role as co-founding chair of the Texas Book Festival with First Lady of Texas, Laura Bush, leading the restoration of the Paramount Theater, and the installation of the Philosophers’ Rock statue, which honors authors J. Frank Dobie, Walter Prescott Webb, and Roy Bedichek. She is married to former Wichita Falls Senator, Ray Farabee, and has a daughter, Patricia Carlson Albright.

Source:

“Mary Margaret Farabee..” Harry Ransom Center. Accessed October 25, 2012. http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/contribute/advisory/bios/mary_margaret_farabee.html.

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Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews and transcripts comprise the Mary Margaret Farabee Oral History Papers, 2012, documenting Farabees life, career, and philanthropic endeavors.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Farabee, Mary Margaret, 1939- -- Archives.
Lies, Erica.
Subjects
Philanthropists -- Texas.
Oral history -- Texas.
Texas -- Social life and customs.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mary Margaret Farabee Oral History Interviews, 2012, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Maria Soscia, October 2012.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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2F515 Oral history interviews and transcripts for Mary Margaret Farabee, June 28-July 10, 2012

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